Florida Senate - 2015                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1252
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/23/2015           .                                

       The Committee on Higher Education (Legg) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (694136) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Between lines 744 and 745
    5  insert:
    6         Section 16. Subsection (3) of section 1007.273, Florida
    7  Statutes, is amended to read:
    8         1007.273 Collegiate high school program.—
    9         (3) Each district school board and its local Florida
   10  Community College System institution shall execute a contract to
   11  establish one or more collegiate high school programs at a
   12  mutually agreed upon location or locations. The contract between
   13  the district school board and the Florida Community College
   14  System institution may not establish an enrollment cap for the
   15  collegiate high school program. Each school district must
   16  document and annually report to the department the number of
   17  students accepted into or denied access to the collegiate high
   18  school program. Each Florida Community College System
   19  institution must document and annually report to the department
   20  the percent of collegiate high school program students in its
   21  institution relative to the total lower level full-time
   22  equivalent enrollment at that institution. Beginning with the
   23  2015-2016 school year, if the institution does not establish a
   24  program with a district school board in its designated service
   25  area, another Florida Community College System institution may
   26  execute a contract with that district school board to establish
   27  the program. The contract must be executed by January 1 of each
   28  school year for implementation of the program during the next
   29  school year. The contract must:
   30         (a) Identify the grade levels to be included in the
   31  collegiate high school program which must, at a minimum, include
   32  grade 12.
   33         (b) Describe the collegiate high school program, including
   34  the delineation of courses and industry certifications offered,
   35  including online course availability; the high school and
   36  college credits earned for each postsecondary course completed
   37  and industry certification earned; student eligibility criteria;
   38  and the enrollment process and relevant deadlines.
   39         (c) Describe the methods, medium, and process by which
   40  students and their parents are annually informed about the
   41  availability of the collegiate high school program, the return
   42  on investment associated with participation in the program, and
   43  the information described in paragraphs (a) and (b).
   44         (d) Identify the delivery methods for instruction and the
   45  instructors for all courses.
   46         (e) Identify student advising services and progress
   47  monitoring mechanisms.
   48         (f) Establish a program review and reporting mechanism
   49  regarding student performance outcomes.
   50         (g) Describe the terms of funding arrangements to implement
   51  the collegiate high school program.
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   54  And the title is amended as follows:
   55         Delete line 1112
   56  and insert:
   57         agreement; amending s. 1007.273, F.S.; revising
   58         requirements for a contract between a district school
   59         board and a Florida Community College System
   60         institution for the administration of collegiate high
   61         school programs; requiring school districts and
   62         Florida Community College System institutions to
   63         annually report specified information regarding
   64         collegiate high school programs to the Department of
   65         Education; amending s. 1007.33, F.S.; revising